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Transport paralysed as landslide cut off Kabale-Katuna road

The section on Kabale-Katuna road at Kyonyo heavily affected by the landslides (COURTESY PHOTO)

KYONYO: Landslides have cut off the Kabale-Katuna road at Kyonyo leaving several passengers stranded and transport paralyzed this morning.

The landslides were triggered by heavy rains that started on Thursday night.

The road has collapse and possibilities of restoration lies in the hands of UNRA of which a commendable time frame will be required to fix the heavy damaged road.

Uganda Police has designated warning signs to direct light traffic.

Road users have been urged to use the newly completed Ntungamo-Mirama Hills/ Kagitumba road to connect to Rwanda. (FILE PHOTO)

At the time of filing this report, Uganda Police and UNRA field officers were redirecting road users to ply the newly completed Ntungamo-Mirama Hills/ Kagitumba road to connect to Rwanda.

Bus fares to Kigali expected to rise following the disaster on Kabala – Katuna Road (FILE PHOTO)

Fares for passenger buses plying the Kampala – Kigali route are expected to rise for the prevail shs.45,000 to over shs 65,000 following the disaster.

We will keep you updated as the story develops.

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